This is from my new book, Gone But Not Forgotten.
April 12, 1901
Born to Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Neal (colored) at Stringtown on Easter Sunday- three boys, named Peter, James and John.
June 14, 1901
Bishop Lane of the Colored Methodist Church will occupy the pulpit of his people in Caddo Sunday. Everyone is invited to hear him.
August 30, 1901
Married: Our cook, George McBath and Matilda Johnston were united in the ebony hued bonds of holy wedlock last Saturday at the residence of Erastus Ebenezer Williams, the bride’s step-father. They will take a tour which will include Blue post office, forks of Boggy, and Sugar Loaf Mountain. Good luck to them. J. R. K.
September 13, 1901
Isam Wagner invited members of the Herald force to eat melons at his place near Double Springs and they accepted Sunday and enjoyed his hospitality to the extent of fourteen fine watermelons and viewing his fine crops. Isam is one of our most prosperous colored subscribers.